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met. they have return home from florida friday and working to adjust to a completely new reality. >> i keep hearing i'm one of the only few people that made it out, of there alive and looking at that. >> to think i died with my eyes wide open. >> reporter: tea ara parker and her bows friend patients carter were in the presence of the mad man inside pulse nightclub in orlando and lived to tell the story. >> i was shot in my leg, right here. >> reporter: scars both physical and emotional remain as they work to return back to their lives back in philadelphia forever changed. one part of the trio missing, akyra murray who died from her injuries. >> it isn't even real. this is real pain. really motions. i was really hurt. my cousin was really killed. like i had to witness that with my own eyes. hade to witness people die in front of me. >> reporter: her mother celeste williams now serving
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as girls primary caretaker. still in shock over trauma over losing a niece and watching girls through so much pain. >> it will be really tough, you know, i have both of them in here, i'm trying to do what i can do to help both of them. >> mentally this is really bothering me but i will be okay. i will get through this. we will get through it. >> reporter: girls say tragedy changed them in a good way too, given a renewed purpose to live their lives for akyra. >> just do whatever it is, that is in your heart, desire, speak whoever you want to speak to say if they have a nice smile because you don't know if you will get that chance again. >> reporter: akyra murray's funeral will be held this friday at 10:00 a.m. at monumental baptist church in west philadelphia her cousin tiara will deliver the eulogy. live from the sat certainty, trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much. atlantic city a heartfelt tribute to the victims, lb gt community including the mayor
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held a wreath laying ceremony this afternoon. they also read allowed the names of the orlando victims. also tonight we now know what the gunman told police on the phone, during the shooting rampage. in transcripts released by the fbi gunman identified himself as an islamic solder and told a negotiator to tell america to stop bombing syria and iraq. he claimed that is what he quote was out here right now. he also made threats that there was a car with bombs, parked outside pulse nightclub. he told police, you people are going to get it and i will ignite it if they try to do anything stupid. "cbs evening news" with scott pelley will have more on the orlando 911 traps scripts and latest on the up investigation at 6:30 right here after "eyewitness news" at six. philadelphia police arrested one woman in the murder offer another chester woman and another woman is being questioned. rahel solomon joins us with
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more on that, rahel, good evening. >> reporter: good evening. police say level of brutality here was disturbing, they say it was so extreme, and they say what makes this case so unusual is that the two people behind it, they believe are women. right now two women, one women has been charged and another inside police headquarters being questioned as we speak. homicide investigators say before murdering victim, the 26 year-old allege killers brutalized her. >> she was stabbed several times, almost, not to kill her, the stabbing was just to hurt her, torture her. she had some type of rag that was shoved into her mouth to attempt to suffocate her and at the even of of the day she was put on the hand and knees and shot this is back of the head. it was a truly tragic, vicious killing. >> reporter: couple discovered bryant's body tuesday. authorities say she was dumped there over weekend police arrested 39 year-old she van armstrong hoist an accomplice to bryant's murder.
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>> she was in the vehicle that helped dive the decedent to the park. we know she planned and orchestrated. >> reporter: authorities say motive was $800. >> it was over a debt. the descendent owed a person of interest upstairs, about $800. she was unable to pay her back. as a result, she was strangled, she was tortured, she was stabbed and ultimately shot in the head. >> reporter: perhaps the only thing more disturbing is that police say bryant and her allege killers were long time friends. now armstrong, again the alleged accomplice had been charged with murder and related offences. police believe who was the actual killer, they are still calling a person of interest inside police headquarters being questioned as we speak but detectives tell me charges are expect against her very soon. reporting from police headquarters, rahel sol machine for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". rahel, thank you. tredyffrin township police are investigating the death of
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the six two-year old woman by name of denise barber of berwyn. on friday a family member went to check on barge shore was a recent widow. that family member found victim's body and called police. police are investigating death as a homicide after it was determined that she died of blunt force trauma. anyone with any information is being asked to contact the police. philadelphia police hope you can help find a robbery suspect seen in this surveillance video. friday morning, around 9:00 15a man walk in the dry cleaning store in the 2300 block of east york street, and he demanded money from the cash register and he fled on york street and north on fifth street. jury deciding the fate of the pennsylvania congressman chaka fattah wraps up a second full day of deliberations without a verdict. jury originally began deliberations last wednesday, but was forced to start over after the judge dismissed the juror. that person has been replaced by an alternate. fattah is accused of arranging a illegal one million-dollar
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campaign loan and paying back part with federal grant money and charitable donations. he denies the charges. a tax on sugary sweeten beverages is now law in philadelphia a. a signature from mayor jim kenney made the measure official earlier today and it will go in effect next january. the new legislation, levees a 1.5 cents per ounce tax on sweeten beverages like regular and diet sewed, sports drinks and bottled coffees. they say it is unconstitutional and vowing to fight tonight court. the mayor says the city is prepared to take on those critics. summer begins in less than 30 minutes and it feels like it out there "eyewitness news" along kelly drive, people took advantage of the shade to get in their runs and walks and rowers were also out on the water. i'll tell you, summer is here and it is steamy, lauren out there as well. >> it absolutely is. you need to find relief from the heat. another day spent in the 90's after a hot fathers day
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yesterday. our high temperature in philadelphia 91 degrees. climbing in the 90's across much of the area we have another hot, and another humid day in store for tomorrow plus a chance for storms and then we will get some relief and we will let you know when to expect that in your full forecast coming up. also ahead planning with a purpose we know that exercise is great for core strength but that is not the only reason these seniors spent their afternoon doing the move, why they have made it part of their routine, plus this meet tricks y and rexy new live dinosaurs at leg an square at academy of natural sciencees in philadelphia there is a brand new exhibit and coming up we will have all of the tea tails. maybe home is not where hearties, epic struggles of the phillies continue plus ryan arcidiacono retires his villanova jersey and picks up one with the sixers logo, details up next in sports.
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we are learning more with the couple faces charges in connection with the rescue of 12 girls from the bucks county home. court record revealed daniel and savilla stoltzfus, parents of the eldest alleged victim operating a metal business in 2003. they allegedly admitted to police that they gifted their daughter to lee kaplan for helping them out with money problems. those financial issues may have stemmed from a lawsuit the couple filed against an amish non-profit which they claimed the organization cancelled their home owner's insurance, and that forced them to default on a mortgage. on the cbs-3 house watch,
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how long can you planning? in case you don't know about planning it is an exercise move that is very challenging. >> health reporter stephanie stahl joins us now with a special, i mean very special planning competition, held in bucks county. >> reporter: wait until you see this. even for people in really good shape holding a planning position for a minute can be tough. today a group of senior citizens took the challenge, planning for a purpose. >> seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. >> reporter: little warm up at the enhanced living community in doylestown. >> i love exercising. >> reporter: eighty-six year-old june lee and dozens of others turned out for an exercise challenge, planning for a purpose. >> a planning helps strengthen core muscles of your body, supporting the spine. so it is just a very good shoulder, strengthening, balance exercise, core, tummy, back exercise for everybody. >> reporter: planning became
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popular here as an alternative to sit ups and other core exercises that can be difficult for people with arthritis. this planning challenge was raising money for arthritis foundation and everyone was invited to join in staff and family. >> all kind of planks were accepted here, hand, toes, elbows, even on chairs. >> is it difficult for you. >> bill. >> reporter: bill grin is 96 and works out every day. he says planks are no big deal for him. >> what is secret to a long healthy life you have have had. >> attitude. >> positive can do attitude that keeps this group young at heart and fierce, 30 seconds quickly went by. >> go, go, go. >> reporter: then a minute and closing in on two minutes. >> four, three, two, one. >> seventy-nine year-old gabe, held out longest and won the planning challenge. >> i have been practicing. it wasn't difficult. it was easy. >> it was easy, right. >> two minutes later.
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>> exercise at any age is important but can be helpful for elderly. one study say seniors who work out for three hours a week, lived longer, five years longer then those who were sedentary. how about that. >> can i get me some love. >> amazing. >> wow. >> that is a hard thing to do. >> it is. >> and hold it. >> yes. >> great shape. >> i'm motivated. >> let's do it. >> lets get out there. >> okay. >> okay. >> first of all, phillies what 96. >> yes. >> he is like attitude. >> yes, that is how i roll. >> he is the man. >> we could use some of bill's attitude for fightin phillies. what i tell you it poured out of 24 out of 30 days. that would be miserable. that is what it is like for the phillies over last month and change. they have lost 24 out of 30 games. latest game this afternoon, at the arizona diamond backs at home. you're looking at two of the happiest people at the ballpark right there phillies fanatic making dreams come
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true. after the game jake lamb, happened to see this pitch, go over the wall. two run shot, decent start pie jeremy hellickson. pretty good. three runs, seven innings of work. second inning phillies get on the scoreboard, tyler goodell, back of the wall it goes. one run is in. phillies trail three-one. shelby miller gave up one run in six plus innings of work. also punched out five. phillies with only six hits on the day, they lose three-one for the first time since 1964, the phillies were swept in a home stand of six games or more. the frustration level is high for pete mackanin. >> one to ten, it is nine. but i still have hopes that we will get back to the way we played, you know, last two games we were in both games. >> on the hoops, last month villanova wildcats visited the white house, ryan arcidiacono said it is not very often that you get to hear the president miss pronounce your name.
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today another rare opportunity for the arch, villanova glad wait was invited to a predraft work out for the sixers, archie with a four year captain for wildcats and ncaa tournament most outstanding player during nova's title run, ryan is one step closer, to living out of the childhood dream. >> just to watch this team, you know, and i played for villanova and then play for innings isers as well. >> unaudible. >> now working out with these teams there is a shot but competition is all over. >> local kid, almost getting an opportunity to keep it local. le brand james and calves arrive in cleveland after shocking the golden state warriors in game seven of the finals last night. after they won in oakland, they partied in vegas and now they are back in cleveland, thousands of people there to welcome them home. the first team in nba
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history to overcome a three-one series deficit and win a title. this is a massive redemption story for lebron james wanting to bring title back to the land, cleveland, able to do that their first major title since mid 50's. >> i hope they give the former coach. >> david platt. >> yes. >> thanks, buddy, appreciate it. >> lauren has our forecast on a very hot monday. >> hot monday. >> the official start of summer, summer solstice when sun's mess correct rays hit the northern hemisphere to get scientific for you. that will occur in 20 minutes from now. it is hot out there little steamy as well. perfect place to be, today is here, yes, people braving the ocean, ocean temperature about 71 degrees. not too, too cold but not too, too warm either but they are taking a dip, driven by some of this heat. hot day down the shore with the land breeze for much of the day. can see ocean city we will
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take another, ahh, look at this boardwalk place, rehoboth beach, people outside on the beach, some shade along the boardwalk and sunshine along the shore. current temperature 48 degrees. we are seeing a sea breeze taking over but for the day we had westerly wind keeping temperatures elevated. eighty-two right now in wildwood. eighty-nine is our current temperature in fill after topping out in the 90's. 90 degrees currently in trenton. we are starting to get cooling, especially in cape may. now that win has transitioned out of the south promote ago this sea breeze. we're up to 88 degrees. last her we have cooled about 4 degrees in stone harbor in the last couple hours thanks to the sea breeze. dew points they are elevated a bit, they are not brutal but dew points in the 50's and 60's tell us there is a sticky factor in the atmosphere when you have these warm temperatures that does influence how uncomfortable it feels when you step outside. storm scan three is showing us quiet conditions, little band of cloud cover moving in the western counties, and we have
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a cold front up wind, just very isolate i storms across parts of the western pennsylvania, but that cold front will continue to move east as we head in the night tonight and could generate isolated spotty storm as we head late tonight across the area, otherwise warm, muggy, you can't open up those windows 71 degrees. no the very good sleeping weather. tomorrow another hot and humid one. 90 degrees. partly sunny conditions. chance of the scattered storm in the afternoon hours. it looks like that cold front could stall across southern portion of the delaware valley. what to expect for tomorrow, cloud around, some spotty showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon we could see some redevelopment after some sunshine breaks out, again we are not going to see widespread storms. might not even have a storm at your house but of the storms that do develop they could be on the stronger side so future wet are will show us as we head early into tomorrow morning spotty storms in nature as we head in the morning hours possibly down the shore and then again in
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the afternoon. this isn't playing up a storm chance too much in the afternoon and early evening. it could be down playing it. keep an eye to the sky as these storms could be on the stronger side, marginal risk potentially across the area for late day tuesday, on wednesday, we start to drop off humidity. eighty-six the high. sun toy partly sunny, another round of storms arrives as we head into thursday and very nice condition to end workweek 84, pretty comfortable sunny on friday. >> that looks great. >> thanks. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news", some of the biggest names in music are heading to philadelphia. >> head lining acts in the made to america festival are announced find out who will be performing on the
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they are just waiting to make their move. >> vittoria woodill joins us from outside academy of natural sciences outside drexel university to explain all of this, torey. >> did you know the academy of natural sciences, it is first place in the world, where a dinosaur was ever put on exhibit? how cool is that? to celebrate, a dino summer at academy of natural sciences, they have an amazing new exhibit where dinosaurs actually come to life, check it out. scientists, in front of the life sized dinosaurs. dinosaurs unearthed is a new exhibit at the academy of natural sciences in philadelphia and fully stocked with dino-might details and features 15 dino displays like tricksy and rexy.
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why should people come. >> well, why not. i mean it is just only trex in philadelphia. >> we thought best way to start first day of summer was a dinosaurs, on the parkway. so we got trex here and try certificate tops and they will be both here for six months, they move, roar, and it is an interactive exhibit. everybody will love it. you can see stations where you can make dinosaurs move. >> what are you looking at today. >> trex. >> you don't need to convince five-year old aidan. >> just ask his mom. >> as soon as we drove by and he saw this he was excited and needed to get out of the car right away. >> aidan was quick to tell me fun facts. unaudible. >> trex snack on those guys. >> trex is biggest, bades dinosaurs around. >> yes, they are really bad.
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>> man this kiddies cute. >> how do you know so much about dinosaurs. >> because i have a lot have dinosaur toys. >> that makes sense. >> he said toys but when aidan didn't mention was he is a member of the academy of natural sciences. that has something to do with the knowledge he knows too. if you have your family that would be just wild over dinosaur exhibit, definitely check it out. exhibit starts on saturday and dinos are sleeping new but i will tell you, that they have this thing called the second time around or second time is a charm here at the exhibit so some people get freaked out and runaway. they have to go through a second time. be prepared, it is a little thrilling, i must admit but not for aidan. >> can he just be our dinosaur exhibit. >> that was great. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on the cw philly and back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next "cbs evening news".
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we will see you tonight >> pelley: trump trouble. his top campaign manager is fired. while man is arrested for plotting to kill the g.o.p.'s presumptive nominee. hundreds of firefighters battle western wildfires fed by triple-digit heat on a sizzling start to summer. what happened during the three-hour standoff with the orlando gunman? >> our officers were intermittently in and out of that club rescuing people from inside the club. >> pelley: and broadway helps a wounded nation heal. captioning sponsored by cbs this


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